A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 265 km NE of Santa Cruz das Flores, Portugal (165 miles) on Thursday. Unique identifier: us2000a6tm. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a6tm. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/08/17 / 2017-08-10 06:46:00 / August 10, 2017 @ 6:46 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -29.3268° West, 41.415° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 04:46:00 / 4:46 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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